Love Letters to the Public Transport System

Molly Taylor in assoc. with Holden Street Theatres present


About the show

In a fast-paced world where no-one stays in one place for too long, 'Love Letters to the Public Transport System' seeks to find and thank the people who transport us daily: to friends, to lovers, to work, to moments of significance in our lives.

Acclaimed writer and actor Molly Taylor, stars in this one-woman-performance about acknowledging the people we love, the people we meet, and the people we chance upon. Originally commissioned, produced, and toured by the National Theatre of Scotland, 'Love Letters to the Public Transport System' is a funny, moving, and thoughtful musing on fate, love, and an appreciation for the people around us.

Molly is also presenting WORKSHOP: Writing a Dramatic Monologue. With Molly Taylor, an hour and a half writing class on the 22 of February. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn from a seasoned professional.


WINNER Adelaide Critics Circle Awards Week Two Adelaide Fringe 2018

Praise for 'Love Letters to the Public Transport System'

"★★★★★ If you’re not in love with Molly Taylor by the end of this show...you’d better check that you still have a pulse." - The Advertiser

"★★★★★ This fragile & utterly beautiful piece of work reminds us of the reason we’re alive." - The Herald

"Taylor’s quest to thank life’s unsung heroes is sure to bring a smile to you face, and perhaps even the odd tear to your eye." - Fringe Guru

"Beautifully crafted." - The Wee Review

★★★★★ - Glam Adelaide

★★★★★ - Scenestr

★★★★1/2 -Adelaide Theatre Guide

★★★★1/2 - Entertainment Hive

★★★★ - The Barefoot Review

★★★★ - InDaily

★★★★ - The Scotsman

★★★★ - 5MBS

★★★★ - The Independent

★★★★ - Great Scott!

★★★★ - The Evening Standard

★★★★ - Edinburgh Spotlight

★★★★ - FEST

★★★★ - Collage Adelaide

Writer/performer: Molly Taylor

Adelaide Fringe 2018 News

★★★★★ 'If you’re not in love with Molly Taylor by the end of this show...you’d better check that you still have a pulse.' - The Advertiser

★★★★★'This is an important work which lifts the veil from our conceited and self-obsessed eyes.' - Scenestr

★★★★★ 'Taylor’s writing is well constructed, concise, beautifully descriptive and wonderfully told.' - Glam Adelaide

★★★★ 1/2 'The ever-charming Taylor takes the audience on a wonderful journey with her – hop on-board!' - Entertainment Hive

★★★★ 'Taylor spins a transfixing hour of storytelling'- Collage Adelaide

★★★★'Molly Taylor's 'Love Letters to the Public Transport System' is an emotional and engaging hour of storytelling that reminds us to celebrate unexpected encounters and everyday experiences' - InDaily

★★★★ 'It is imbued with a generosity of spirit which may make you stop to give thanks for the little things that brighten your day.' - The Clothesline

★★★★ 'Molly Taylor tells her stories with such charm and vivacity that only the most cynical or jaded person would not respond and share with her the joys and disappointments that come her way.' - 5MBS

★★★★1/2 -'Hope and gratitude are two qualities of which we can never have too much, and Molly Taylor delivers both.' - Adelaide Theatre Guide

★★★★ - The Barefoot Review

★★★★ - Great Scott!

'We were enchanted' - Australian Stage

Molly blends lyrical yet down-to-earth storytelling to celebrate the relationship between the microcosm ... and the macrocosm' - Broadway World

'The precision timing of public transport helped Molly Taylor fall in love.' - The Advertiser

'Taylor shares the heartbreak of a lost love with powerfully simple and sharp observations that resonate for anyone who’s been brutally dumped.' - The Adelaide Review

'Love Letters is a wryly pitched reminder that the transports of the heart can surprise us, especially when they don’t run to schedule.' - The Australian

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Origin: UK

Rating: PG

Length: 60 minutes

Season: 2018

14, 28 Feb at 9pm
15-17 Feb, 1 Mar at 9pm
17-18 Feb at 4.30pm
20 Feb at 6pm
21 Feb at 6pm
22-25 Feb at 6pm
24 Feb at 12pm
27 Feb at 9pm


Adult: $28.00
Concession: $25.00
Group: $22.00
Cheap Wednesday: $20.00

Companion Card holders welcome.

Venue: The Studio, Holden Street Theatres

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